In the first ODI against New Zealand, two Indian players got a chance to make their ODI debut. Arshdeep Singh was given the debut cap by coach VVS Laxman along with captain Shikhar Dhawan and Umran Malik. Both Arshdeep and Umran have represented India in T20s.
ODI series after T20
The first match of the three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand is being played at Eden Park. In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan is handling the command of Team India in this ODI series. The Indian team defeated New Zealand 1-0 in the T20 series. In such a situation, his enthusiasm is very high.
Arshdeep Singh-Umran Malik made their ODI debut
Two Indian players also got a chance to make their ODI debut in this match. The first name in this list is that of Arshdeep Singh who is currently making a splash in international cricket. While the other player is the young fast bowler Umran Malik from Jammu and Kashmir. Captain Shikhar Dhawan to Arshdeep Singh and coach VVS Laxman to Umran Malik. BCCI shared its video.
Both keen on ODI debut
The 23-year-old Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik have previously featured in T20 Internationals for India, but both are yet to make their ODI debuts. Arshdeep Singh has been doing well in T20 cricket for India. Arshdeep Singh had performed brilliant bowling in the Asia Cup-T20 World Cup. Arshdeep Singh recently wreaked havoc in the T20 series against New Zealand as well.
Arshdeep in blazing form in T20
Arshdeep Singh has so far played 21 T20 Internationals for India, taking 33 wickets at an average of 18.12. Meanwhile, his best performance is four for 37, which he registered against New Zealand recently. As far as Umran Malik is concerned, he got a chance to play a total of three T20 matches taking two wickets. Umran played two of these matches against Ireland and one against England.
India (Playing XI):
Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant (Wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.
New Zealand (Playing XI):
Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson.